Run (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  1 February 1991 (USA)
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When a law student accidentally kills the son of a mob boss in a fight, he finds himself relentlessly pursued by the mob and the police.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Karen Landers
Denny Halloran
Sean McCann ...
Michael MacRae ...
Marc Strange ...
Chief Travers
William S. Taylor ...
Halsey (as William Taylor)
Halloran's Lieutenant
Cab Driver
Mina E. Mina ...
Garage Owner (as Mina Mina)
College Buddy (as Locklyn Munro)


While conveying a Porsche from L.A. to Atlantic City, student Charlie has to make a stop due to engine trouble. Mistaken as rich, he's invited to a big poker game -- and wins big time. However Denny Halloran, son of a mighty mobster, is a bad loser and starts a fight. But he's also a bad fighter: he falls on his head and is dead. Now Charlie's in trouble; after he flees Halloran's father puts a reward on his head. Even the police won't help him against the mighty man... so Charlie has to run for his life. Written by Tom Zoerner <>

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Release Date:

1 February 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fugindo Para Viver  »

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$16,000,000 (estimated)


$4,409,328 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Kelly Preston replaced Tracy Pollan who bowed out during early filming. See more »


Charlie Farrow is struggling with a cop in a shopping mall. The cop's hat is knocked off, but in the next scene it is back on while they are still struggling. See more »


Martins: Fuck me... You lucky kid!
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Referenced in Film Geek (2005) See more »


Written by Roger Charlery
Performed by Roger Charlery (as Ranking Roger)
Courtesy of IRS Records
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an awesome action movie
28 April 2004 | by (WI.) – See all my reviews

I just checked this out yesterday on the Mystery channel, I expected it to be a lame action movie. But this 1 surprised me, I was entertained through the whole thing. Nice action set pieces like the 1 in the bowling alley. & this is the best P. Dempsey movie I've seen with him, plus he's Sean Penn's look-a-like in the movie. I was convinced that Sean Penn was in this movie cause Patrick looks so much like a younger version of Sean. I'm sure the plot has been mentioned b4, so I'll end by saying that this was a great little entertaining action flick. Its worth seeing. :)

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